Police identify 18-year-old fatal stabbing victim

Fatal stabbing victim Jesse Anthony Saldivar

The Hollister Police Department has identified the fatal victim
who was stabbed on Sunnyslope Road Saturday morning as 18-year-old
Morgan Hill resident Jesse Anthony Saldivar.
The Hollister Police Department has identified the fatal victim who was stabbed on Sunnyslope Road Saturday morning as 18-year-old Morgan Hill resident Jesse Anthony Saldivar.

Police are continuing to investigate the stabbing homicide that occurred around 3 a.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of Sunnyslope Road, said Capt. David Westrick of Hollister police. Westrick said police have been busy on the case and were following up on some leads that are “very good.”

Police responded to a report of a fight with a male stabbing victim around 3 a.m. They located him in a driveway on Sunnyslope Road, west of Valley View Road, as the victim suffered from from chest trauma. Despite life-saving efforts by AMR and the Hollister Fire Department, responders pronounced the victim deceased a short time later.

Westrick said he did not have more information about what prompted the stabbing.

The Hollister Police Department noted it is seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect or suspects in this incident.

Anyone with information regarding the homicide is requested to call Detective David Anderson at (831) 636-4330. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may call WeTIP at (800) 78-CRIME. Information provided to WeTip may qualify for a reward.

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